Police Interviewed the current and former MP for Northeast Guadalcanal on Alleged Election Bribery
Detectives from National Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) have interviewed the current Member of Parliament and former MP for North East Guadalcanal Constituency yesterday.
Police say, the accused were interviewed in relation to alleged election bribery offences during the 2019 National General Election.
Both accused were interviewed and released on police bail with their charges filed before the court.
It says, they will appear before the Honiara Central Magistrates’ Court on 21 March 2022.
Meanwhile both accused are currently on bail on the following charges.
- Election Bribery: Contrary to Section 126 (1) (a) and (b) (ii) of the Electoral act 2018.
- Conspiracy to defeat justices and interference with witness: Contrary to Section 116 (b) of the Penal code (Cap26) to be read with section 21 (a) of the Penal Code (Cap 26)
Acting Director NCID, Superintendent Michael Bole says, police will locate and interview three other co-accused in relation to this matter in the coming days.
Superintendent Bole also thanked the investigators for the well-done job during the investigation.